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Section D - Oral questions selected for answer on 26 June 2008

Question Time

General

1. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive when ministers last met the Crown Office and what issues were discussed. (S3O-3935)

2. Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure that no BT public telephone boxes are removed from areas of the Highlands and Islands where mobile reception is poor or non-existent, particularly when the removal may impact on public safety in the event of a road collision, mountain or maritime incident. (S3O-3921)

3. Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland will be reconvened and what support will be put in place for it. (S3O-3927)

4. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with HM Inspectorate of Education. (S3O-3961)

5. Mary Mulligan: To ask the Scottish Executive how many local authorities are currently paying kinship care payments to grandparents. (S3O-3937)

6. Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects to implement the local income tax. (S3O-3934)

7. Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive when its study into North Sea oil will report. (S3O-3970)

8. Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to encourage greater participation in the arts. (S3O-3910)

9. Tom McCabe: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making with regard to improving the Raith interchange. (S3O-3930)

10. Bob Doris: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last had discussions with Glasgow City Council. (S3O-3957)

Health and Wellbeing

1. Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of the safety of ambulance journey distances. (S3O-3893)

2. Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking with local health officials to ensure that the correct measures are taken in response to the findings of the Social Work Inspection Agency report on Aberdeen City Council, with particular reference to the provision of substance misuse services. (S3O-3907)

3. Not Lodged

4. Mike Pringle: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment has been made of the demographic and other factors that will affect the future capacity needs of the planned new Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Little France, Edinburgh. (S3O-3898)

5. Iain Gray: To ask the Scottish Executive what advice it has received regarding the suitability of heavier types of portable oxygen cylinders. (S3O-3922)

6. John Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what financial support will be received by Healthy Working Lives in 2008-09, with particular reference to the operation of Salus Health & Safety. (S3O-3976)

7. Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what estimate it has made of the cost of screening all patients for MRSA on admission to hospital. (S3O-3919)

8. Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made on reviewing the eligibility criteria for infertility treatment. (S3O-3890)

9. Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to ensure that Glasgow Housing Association transfers its housing stock to community-based and locally-accountable housing bodies. (S3O-3891)

10. Joe FitzPatrick: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps have been taken to raise awareness of plagiocephaly. (S3O-3958)

11. John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive whether anyone has been charged for their NHS treatment because they have decided to pay for medication privately. (S3O-3896)

12. Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing last met the chairs of NHS boards. (S3O-3914)

13. Helen Eadie: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with professional agencies about housing strategy. (S3O-3915)

14. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking in partnership with local authorities to improve the health of children and young people. (S3O-3902)

15. Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive how it intends to reform health visitor services in the greater Glasgow area. (S3O-3932)

16. Mr Frank McAveety: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in reviewing the central heating programme since May 2008. (S3O-3929)

17. Not Lodged

18. Liam McArthur: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking in partnership with local authorities to address mental health problems. (S3O-3894)

19. Christina McKelvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what level of support the NHS currently provides for the Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association. (S3O-3968)

20. Andy Kerr: To ask the Scottish Executive what the effect would be on rents of reducing subsidy to housing associations to English levels. (S3O-3926)

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